OpShow 2022 will be presented virtually Wednesday, October 19 and Thursday October 20, 2022.
On Demand through mid-November.
The pages of Opflow, AWWA’s award-winning operations publication, come to life as the OpShow! This two-day virtual event will focus on providing practical ideas for water and wastewater system operations, with topics ranging from utility case studies to technology solutions.
Join us Virtually on October 19 and 20, 2022
For more than 45 years, Opflow has helped operators and managers stay informed about best practices and new procedures in water and wastewater treatment, distribution, and collection. OpShow 2022 will provide a valuable education opportunity for operators around the world who help water and wastewater utilities protect public health.
See which states have pre-approved CEUs!
Members enjoy registration discounts. Join us!
AWWA Membership Information
Nearly 40 sessions will provide practical ideas for effective water and wastewater system operations, with topics ranging from utility case studies to technology solutions in the following tracks. Review the technical program schedule details, and see which states have pre-approved operator CEUs!
Distribution and Collection Systems
This two-day track will examine how operators can improve many system components as well as prevent issues that can negatively affect water quality and system reliability.
Water/Wastewater Quality and Treatment
Two half-day tracks will explore best practices for protecting and monitoring source water as well as optimizing all aspects of water/wastewater treatment.
Small System Challenges
This half-day track will help small system operators and managers meet the challenges they face and find the support they need.
This half-day track will help operators secure their systems from a wide variety of threats, including devastating cyberattacks.
2022 Technical Program Details
Earn Operator CEUs! AWWA is submitting to states for Operator CEUs, and the list of approvals keeps growing. See list below and email AWWA Education Services if you have a question about your state!
*PLEASE NOTE*: operators are required to attend live on the day-of the event and complete all polls and surveys. Certificates of Completion are not provided for watching a recording. You must attend the livestream sessions on October 19 & 20. Attend an entire session, participate and avoid multi-tasking screens during the live event.
State drinking water operator licensing agencies - status of 2022 Opshow CEU application
Please note that a certificate does not guarantee Operator CEUs, and while AWWA certificates will suffice for most PE licenses, each state is unique. Attendees must become familiar with requirements specific to your situation.
If you are having problems with login, please call 800.926.7337 or email Customer Service for assistance. Please read the disclaimer at awwa.org/credits. Please allow us 60 days for certificate processing time.
Sponsoring OpShow is a must if your products and services are used to support and solve water and wastewater utility challenges. This is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate what your company can do to serve utility decision makers or influencers.
AWWA offers a variety of sponsorship packages and opportunities to enhance your company's exposure and visibility throughout the event. We are happy to customize offerings to make sure your company’s products and services are in front of the people who count!
2022 Sponsor Opportunities
For all general exhibit & sponsor inquiries please contact AWWA Sales
Thank you for presenting at the AWWA OpShow 2022 – we appreciate your participation.
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For inquiries, please contact AWWA Education Services. Thank you!
Visit the AWWA Call For Abstracts page to learn about additional programs that are currently accepting submissions.
OpShow Technology FAQs
Which internet browser will provide me with the best experience?
Listed in order of preference: Google Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge.
Can I turn on my webcam during the event?
No, attendees will not be able to use webcams.
Can I call in and listen to the technical sessions?
No, all technical sessions utilize PC and Smart Phone audio only.
Can I view the Virtual Summit on a mobile device?
Yes, all mobile devices are supported within the platform.
Can I test my system prior to the OpShow?
Yes, test your system now.
The sound of my session and/or sponsor video is not working or very faint, what do I do?
Please make sure you have an up to date modern browser, that your speakers are connected, and the volume is turned on by clicking over to an alternate website (like YouTube).
Verify that your speakers are plugged into the power outlet, turned on and up, and connected to the audio port of the computer. Your speakers or headphones must be plugged into the sound card not into the sound out jack of the CD-ROM drive. If you still cannot hear any audio, check your system volume settings and the volume on the media player. If your system is properly set-up, then try adjusting the system volume settings:
If it is grayed out, this is indication that the system is not configured for sound.
The video I am watching stops, or it continually stops and buffers, what do I do?
Network congestion can occur at any time due to the following problems:
To alleviate network congestion, you may want to consider the following:
The sound is working, but the video freezes, what do I do?
This is usually because of network congestion. Network congestion manifests itself in different ways:
Please refer to FAQ "The media player automatically stops or it continually stops and rebuffers" for reference on network congestion.
Pressing the “access session and/or sponsor” button doesn’t do anything, what do I do?
If you have a pop-up blocking software installed and it is active, it may be blocking the presentation console from opening. You many need to temporarily disable the pop-up blocking software in order to participate in the event.
When accessing the session and/or sponsor page, I cannot view the slides or the slides are not changing, what do I do?
Try refreshing the presentation by either hitting F5 on your keyboard or closing out and relaunching the presentation.
If you have joined a event, which has already started, please wait a few moments. The slides are either synchronized with the event and will flip with the next timed marker in the presentation or are user-controlled and can be flipped using controls located below the slides.
AWWA is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and AWWA staff. All participants, including, but not limited to, attendees, speakers, volunteers, exhibitors, AWWA staff members, service providers and all others are expected to abide by this Virtual Program's Code of Conduct.
This Policy applies to all AWWA meeting-related events, including those sponsored by organizations other than AWWA but held in conjunction with AWWA events, on public or private platforms.
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